Monitor: HP W2072a (A3M50AA#ABA) 60Hz 20.0" Monitor ($89.99 @ Microcenter) - or any equivalent around $90
Keyboard: V7 CK0A2-4N6P Wired Standard Keyboard w/Optical Mouse ($9.81 @ Amazon) - discounts will be directed here for a Microsoft/Logitech Combo Kit.
Total: $456.70 (Exceeds by $52)
I'm not trying to be picky here. I sincerely appreciate the new inputs. Just what I need to compare and for last minute changes. Would consider upping to G2120 if the discounts on shopping day are substantial.